Bega Valley Shire Council received Australian Government funding to install variable speed drives (VSD); solar water heating; a pool blanket; energy efficient pool hall lighting; amenity hot water systems and efficient showers at six pools: Bega Memorial Pool; Cobargo Pool; Candelo Pool; Bemboka Pool; Sapphire Aquatic Centre; and Eden Pool in New South Wales.
The Central NSW Councils (Centroc) was awarded Australian Government funding to undertake the Learning and Sharing Energy Efficiency Program. This program aimed to deliver both substantial energy savings while introducing advice and measures for Councils to embed ongoing activity in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Engaging industry and the community throughout this program using researched communication tools enables further understanding and action for the Centroc region.
The Gawler Going Green project will consist of comprehensive community involvement and an education program targeting lower socio-economic members of the community and upgrading five, civic and non-residential, community-use buildings with energy efficient measures.
The City of Greater Bendigo was awarded Australian Government funding to undertake energy efficiency works at Hargreaves Street multi-storey carpark; the Bendigo Aquatic Centre; Adam Street Depot; Council Main Office and parking/Animal Control Building; Bendigo Livestock Exchange; Bendigo Art Gallery; and Bendigo Capital Theatre in Victoria. The project incorporated upgrades to lighting and heating, ventilation and cooling services.
Brimbank City Council was awarded Australian Government funding to upgrade street lights; replace the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) units at the Sunshine Municipal Office and Deer Park Library; upgrade lighting and install insulation at the Keilor Municipal Office; and install a cogeneration unit at the Sunshine Leisure Centre in Victoria.
East Gippsland Shire Council received Australian Government funding to upgrade residential street lighting on the Council managed roads within the municipality and to upgrade lighting and air conditioning at the Bairnsdale Corporate Centre, Bairnsdale, Victoria.
The Cootamundra Ex Servicemen's and Citizens Club received Australian Government funding to replace inefficient air-conditioning systems and external lighting at the Cootamundra Ex Servicemen’s and Citizens Club, Cootamundra New South Wales.
Yarra City Council received Australian Government funding to implement energy efficiency upgrades. The upgrades included heating and cooling upgrades, replacement of lighting to LED?s, onsite generation via BlueGen fuel cell technology and building envelope improvements to improve thermal performance. These upgrades were carried out at Richmond Library, Swan Street, Richmond, Victoria.
The Shire of York was awarded Australian Government funding to upgrade the Shires main administration facility with energy efficient lighting, HVAC and monitoring systems. The building is located in the centre of the Shire and is accessible to all residents and visitors.
Bethanie Housing Ltd received Australian Government funding to replacing conventional HVAC systems with geothermal HVAC systems in three aged care facilities, Bethanie Beachside (Yanchep), Bethanie Dalyellup (Dalyellup) and Bethanie Peel (Coodanup) Western Australia.
The Newcastle Smart Building Smart Workforce project proposal will deliver energy efficiency for the City of Newcastle by providing upgrades to the HVAC Plant and controls, voltage optimisation, automated fault detection, double glazing and new lighting technology. Buildings and facilities involved in the project include the War Memorial Cultural Centre and City Library, the City Administration Centre and City Hall, Council Works Depot and the Summerhill Waste Depot, Civic Theatre and Lambton Pool.
The District Council Orroroo Carrieton was awarded Australian Government funding to provide energy efficiency upgrades at the Orroroo Memorial Hall, Orroroo Swimming Pool, the Orroroo Recreational Ground, and District Council of Mount Remarkable's administration office in South Australia.
This project will improve the energy efficiency of Khancoban's water supply scheme by replacing its 25 year old pumping stations to achieve optimal energy and water efficiency. The existing pump motors and pumps will be replaced with energy efficient motors and pumps. Smart metering will be implemented to operate the pumps outside peak power tariff times.
Tumbarumba Shire Council is proposing to improve the energy efficiency of the town's water supply scheme by replacing its 25 year old pumping stations to achieve optimal energy and water efficiency. The proposed project will upgrade two pumping stations, one at Tumbarumba Creek and the other at the McMeekin Street Bore.
The South Australian Wine Industry Association (SA Wine) has developed ‘do it yourself’ tools and guidance so that wineries of all sizes can easily identify and assess opportunities to reduce energy usage and become more energy efficient.